What are the differences between BIOS and UEFI?

BIOS: Basic Input Output Systems
UEFI: Unified Extensible Firmware Interface

UEFI is the advanced BIOS, which solves some limitations in BIOS such as 1, 16-bit processor mode; 2, 1 MB addressable space and PC AT hardware.

References: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Interface

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Weiwei Jia

Weiwei Jia is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology since 2016. His research interests are include storage systems, operating systems and computer systems.

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